Maria Bruzzone Giraldez

Maria Bruzzone Giraldez, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

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About Maria Bruzzone Giraldez

Dr. Maria Bruzzone received her medical degree from the Universidad de la República, Uruguay. She pursued a neurology residency at Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, which she completed in 2016. She then completed a fellowship training in Neurophysiology/Epilepsy at the University of Chicago Medical Center in 2017.

Dr. Bruzzone also participated in different short-term training programs such as the J. Kiffin Penry Epilepsy Education Programs and Minifellow Network: Resident Program in Epilepsy, North Carolina (2014); the Neurology Residency Epilepsy Program in Orlando, Miami (2015); the Neurologist in training Clinical Ethics Elective of the American Academy of Neurology (2015-2016) and the Epilepsy-Patient Oriented Research Training (EpiPORT) program of the American Epilepsy Society (2016).

Dr. Bruzzone is board certified in neurology and epilepsy. She is fluent in Spanish (native speaker).


2019-2021 · American Academy of Neurology
2016-2017 · American Epilepsy Society
American Epilepsy Society fellows program award
2016 · American Epilepsy Society
Award for best quality assurance project
2015 · Loyola Medical Center
Neurologist in training clinical ethics elective
2015 · American Academy of Neurology
Internal Medicine National Award
2014 · Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Research fellowship for young researchers.
2009 · Universidad de la Republica

Board Certifications

  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology

Research Profile

Dr Bruzzone is interested in the study of the roll of lipid metabolomics in cyclic seizures and catamenial epilepsy.


Mortality in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: A wake-up call.
Neurology. 95(6):237-238 [DOI] 10.1212/WNL.0000000000009861. [PMID] 32690793.


Neurophysiology/Epilepsy Fellowship
2016-2017 · University of Chicago
Neurology Residency
2012-2016 · Loyola University Medical Center
2002-2010 · Universidad de la Republica, Facultad de Medicina

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
PAS5020 Intro to Medicine 2

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